England: The Official History is a fascinating account of the world’s oldest and most iconic national football team, telling the complete story of the England men’s and women’s teams from 1872 right up to the present day. Written by award-winning journalist and author Daniel Storey in association with the FA, and featuring an exceptional selection of images from across 150 years of England football, the book charts the highs and lows of the national teams and the men and women who’ve worn the Three Lions with pride. Each chapter delves into a specific era, covering key figures, famous and infamous matches, and the evolution of football over the course of more than a century and a half. These tales are accompanied by more than 250 exceptional photographs featuring icons past and present, including Alf Ramsey, Bobby Charlton, Gary Lineker, Hope Powell, David Beckham, Steph Houghton and Harry Kane. Accessible and entertaining for any England fan, this is the definitive visual history of the team. ContentsForeword - The dawn of a team (1870s-1890s)Olympic success (1900s-1910s)Intra-war years (1920s-1930s)The full-time era (1940s)Chastening defeats (1950s)The march to greatness (1960s)World Cup 1966The fallow years (1970s)The re-rise of the women's game (1970s)So near and yet so far (1982-1990)The impossible job (1990-1994)Reagan's time (1980s)Golden generations (1996-2006)Unfulfilled potential (2006-2016)Hope springs eternal (1998-2013)A brighter future (2016-2020) Plus features on key England figures including Alf Ramsey, Bobby Moore, Hope Powell, David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and more.